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MLB Games on Monday August 31, 1987

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Seattle MarinersAL3Baltimore OriolesAL4Box | PBP915,411Memorial StadiumNight2:25Mike GriffinMike MorganTom NiedenfuerBradley, Hart, Phelps, Valle
Kansas City RoyalsAL3Chicago White SoxAL5Box | PBP99,166Comiskey ParkNight2:49Jose DeLeonDanny JacksonBobby ThigpenFisk
Cleveland IndiansAL7Detroit TigersAL2Box | PBP922,530Tiger StadiumNight3:02John FarrellFrank Tanana---Nokes
Oakland AthleticsAL1New York YankeesAL4Box | PBP925,597Yankee Stadium INight2:38Ron GuidryCurt YoungTim StoddardKittle, Mattingly
California AngelsAL8Toronto Blue JaysAL7Box | PBP1130,224Exhibition StadiumNight3:49Willie FraserTom HenkeGary Lucas---
Chicago CubsNL4Houston AstrosNL3Box | PBP917,734AstrodomeNight2:48Les LancasterDanny DarwinLee SmithSandberg
Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL2Box | PBP938,104Dodger StadiumNight2:33Shane RawleyBob WelchSteve BedrosianSchmidt
Atlanta BravesNL3Pittsburgh PiratesNL7Box | PBP94,930Three Rivers StadiumNight2:23Mike DunneJeff Dedmon---Van Slyke, Virgil
New York MetsNL6San Diego PadresNL5Box | PBP1011,708Jack Murphy StadiumNight3:17Jesse OroscoKeith ComstockRoger McDowellBackman, Johnson
Montreal ExposNL0San Francisco GiantsNL5Box | PBP913,633Candlestick ParkNight2:30Dave DraveckyDennis Martinez---Maldonado, Mitchell
Cincinnati RedsNL0St. Louis CardinalsNL4Box | PBP939,348Busch Stadium IINight2:24John TudorTed Power------
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Monday, August 31, 1987

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East112Detroit Tigers1297752.597-73259813436-2841-24332112.636
AL East223Toronto Blue Jays1317754.5881.068654314338-3039-24311912.613
AL East335New York Yankees1317457.5654.06425964633-3641-21311516.484
AL East447Milwaukee Brewers1307060.5387.5702694832-3138-29322111.656
AL East5917Boston Red Sox1296267.48115.06816671421-4341-24331617.485
AL East61220Baltimore Orioles1316071.45818.0624689-6533-3427-3731724.226
AL East71426Cleveland Indians1325181.38627.5591771-18021-4230-39301020.333
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West159Minnesota Twins1326963.523-662674-1226-4343-20301614.533
AL West2611Oakland Athletics1316764.5111.56756334231-3336-31311417.452
AL West3713California Angels1326666.5003.0623639-1633-3033-3630921.300
AL West4814Kansas City Royals1316566.4963.5568565328-4137-25311813.581
AL West51018Texas Rangers1306169.4697.0685702-1727-3834-31321418.438
AL West61119Seattle Mariners1316170.4667.5606671-6527-3534-35311714.548
AL West71324Chicago White Sox1305575.42313.0594629-3530-3525-40322210.688
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111St. Louis Cardinals1307951.608-68957111841-2738-24321616.500
NL East224New York Mets1317457.5655.56555787733-3041-27311813.581
NL East336Montreal Expos1307357.5626.06005901034-2839-29321814.563
NL East4510Philadelphia Phillies1316863.51911.5595609-1431-3237-31311219.387
NL East5612Chicago Cubs1306664.50813.0606636-3032-3434-30311021.323
NL East6921Pittsburgh Pirates1316071.45819.5575620-4523-4237-29312011.645
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West148San Francisco Giants1327062.530-6175556236-3234-30302010.667
NL West2715Houston Astros1316566.4964.5535542-727-4138-25311120.355
NL West3816Cincinnati Reds1326468.4856.0641636531-3433-34302010.667
NL West41022Atlanta Braves1305674.43113.0614652-3823-4333-31311318.419
NL West51123Los Angeles Dodgers1315675.42713.5501551-5025-4231-33311714.548
NL West61225San Diego Padres1315477.41215.5550638-8823-4131-36311120.355
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season